Release date: 12/15/2020
Expiration date: 12/12/2021
This course is designed to provide continuing education for Florida Nurses and Nurse Practitioners as well as other healthcare professional. It fulfills the continuing education requirement for those licensed in the state of Florida.
Upon completion of this course, the learner should be able to:
- Define fitness for duty in the healthcare workplace.
- Recognize the impact of poor job performance and substance use on quality care and overall safety.
- Review specific indicators of poor job performance related to substance use, mental and emotional conditions, physical compromise and cognitive decline.
- Develop strategies to promote safety and provide assistance to an unsafe healthcare employee.
- Explain how the Intervention Project for Nurses (IPN) and the Professional Resources Network (PRN) in Florida assist healthcare professionals identified as unsafe practitioners.
METHOD OF PARTICIPATION
In order to receive credit, participants should read the entire monograph, complete and submit an evaluation and score at least 70% on the self-assessment test. Certificates will be available in the transcripts upon successful completion of the self-assessment test. If you have questions about this CE activity, please contact AKH Inc. at [email protected].
CE Credit provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare. This activity is jointly-provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and CE University.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and CE University. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Credit being awarded: 2.0 ANCC contact hours
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 2.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until 12/15/2023. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this continuing education activity for 2.0 contact hours.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation Standards of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) through the joint providership of AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and CE University.
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 030803
This activity is approved for 2.0 contact hour(s) which includes 0 hour(s) of pharmacology.
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is approved as a provider of continuing education through the Florida Board of Nursing, provider #50-2560. This activity is awarded 2.0 contact hours.
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. AKH Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 2.0 continuing education credits.
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this activity for 2.0 continuing education credits.
Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider, or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
FACULTY & DISCLOSURE
Mary Kathleen Ebener PhD, RN (author) has no relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose.
Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN (CE Director of Accreditations), Dorothy Duffy, BS Pharmacy (Pharmacy Reviewer), Bernadette M. Makar, MSN, APRN, BC, NP-C (Nurse Practitioner), AKH and CE University staff.
None of the staff and planners listed above have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose.
There is no commercial support for this activity.
It is the policy of AKH Inc. to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, scientific rigor, and integrity in all of its continuing education activities. The faculty must disclose to the participants any significant relationships with commercial interests whose products or devices may be mentioned in the activity or with the commercial supporter of this continuing education activity. Identified conflict of interest is resolved by AKH prior to accreditation of the activity.
DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE AND INVESTIGATIONAL PRODUCTS
This educational activity does not include discussion of uses of agents that are investigational and/or unapproved by the FDA. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
AKH Inc.’s courses are designed solely to provide healthcare professionals with information to assist in their practice and professional development. The courses are researched thoroughly, utilizing current literature and including practical experiences. AKH’s courses are not to be considered a diagnostic tool to replace professional advice or treatment. The courses serve as a general guide to the healthcare professional, and therefore, they cannot be considered as giving legal, nursing, medical, or other professional advice in specific cases. AKH educational courses do not endorse commercial products. The author(s) and the publisher specifically disclaim responsibility for any adverse consequences resulting directly or indirectly from information in the courses. AKH further disclaims any responsibility for undetected errors, or from the reader’s misunderstanding of the course.